Troy Rensselaer County, New York

Troy: County seat of Rensselaer County, New York, United States

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Location of Troy on New York map.


Troy is a city located in the county of Rensselaer in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 50,129 and a population density of 1,750 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 49,154 inhabitants.

The city was created 234 years ago in 1786.


Troy is located at 42°43'42"N 73°41'30"W (42.7284100, -73.6917900).

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Troy Quick Facts

Population : 49,154 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Rensselaer County
Phone Area Codes : 518
Area : 28.64 km2
Altitude : 499 feet / 152 meters
Capital city : Troy is capital of Rensselaer County
Establishment : January 01, 1787 (234 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:19:04 (5th August 2021)
Postal code : 12180
Density : 1,716 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.98% (2010-2019)
Weather : 80℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Troy decreased by 1.98% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1820 5,264 -
2000 49,170 89.29%
2010 50,129 1.91% census
2011 50,020 -0.22% estimation process
2012 49,848 -0.35% estimation process
2013 49,921 0.15% estimation process
2014 49,968 0.09% estimation process
2015 49,776 -0.39% estimation process
2016 49,597 -0.36% estimation process
2017 49,433 -0.33% estimation process
2018 49,354 -0.16% estimation process
2019 49,154 -0.41% estimation process

Troy zip code is 12180. County name: Rensselaer, County fips: 36083

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People born in Troy (200)

People born in Troy, including actress Maureen Stapleton, singer Tim Hauser, Roman Catholic bishop Howard James Hubbard, you can see a list of people who born in Troy.


College & universities near Troy

Code Name City ZIP
195128 Russell Sage College Troy (NY) 12180

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Troy

Code Name Address Type
ALB Albany–Rensselaer 525 East St. RAIL
SDY Schenectady 332 Erie Blvd. RAIL
SRK Saratoga Springs, NY 267 Union Avenue BUS
SAR Saratoga Springs station 26 Station Lane RAIL
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL

Other places with the same name (22)

Other cities in Rensselaer County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rensselaer County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
East Greenbush 16,221 Town in New York state
Stony Point 15,313 Town in Rockland County, New York, United States
Brunswick 13,046 Town in New York
Rensselaer 9,171 City in Indiana
Sand Lake 8,425 Town in Rensselaer County, New York, United States
Hoosick 6,728 Town in New York, United States
Pittstown 5,563 Town in New York
Poestenkill 4,499 Town in New York, USA
Hoosick Falls 3,347 Town
Wynantskill 3,276 Census-designated place in Rensselaer County, New York
Stephentown 2,868 City in Rensselaer County, New York, United States of America
West Sand Lake 2,660 Census-designated place in Rensselaer County, New York
Hampton Manor 2,417 Census-designated place in Rensselaer County, New York
Grafton 2,156 Town in New York, United States
Berlin 1,803 Town in New York
Cropseyville 1,713

Distance to Other Cities

Troy distances to largest New York cities

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